SITUATED ECOLOGIES is a platform for research projects and activities that relate to situated and contested ecologies, in particular when viewed through the processes of urbanisation.

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On 30 September Henrik Ernstson will give a talk at a seminar in Paris on environmental stewardship. Invited  by Nathali Blanc at LADYSS Université Paris-Diderot, he reflects below on how the talk Read more

The Rupturing the Anthro-Obscene! Conference is an intervention into critical studies, and urban political ecology in particular. The conference celebrates the 20 years since the publication of Erik Swyngedouw’s article on “Cyborg Read more

Train in Muizenberg

This workshop examines ideas of radical incrementalism across our towns and cities. It seeks to explore theories and practices that can support emancipatory change across urban regions through the power Read more

Henrik Ernstson gave a key note at University of Washington on urban ecology and ‘world of cities’. A contrasting key note on a ‘science of cities’ was held by Professor Read more

Greening Berlin by Jens Lachmund

Henrik Ernstson just published a review of the book Greening Berlin by Jens Lachmund in the journal Science and  Technology Studies (full review here).The book which is published by MIT Press Read more

Anthony Levenda reflects sensitively on how Science and Technology Studies (STS) and Urban Political Ecology (UPE) can be related towards the building of a more situated approach to urban political Read more

Henrik Ernstson reflects on the difference between “pluralizing” and “provincializing” urban political ecology. In prompting the contributors to send some bullet points in relation to our special session on “Pluralizing Read more

SUPE Programme 2014

We are very glad to have 10 papers from across the world for our special session on “Pluralizing Urban Political Ecology in a World of Cities” at DOPE 2014. DOPE is The Dimensions Read more

Materials from the civic associations in Cape Town.

Recently our MOVE project concluded a major research phase in the Cape Town Civic Network Study about citizen associations, the urban environment and local democracy. With our diverse and multi-lingual field-work team at Read more